|Eczema hand fingering whilst prostitute on period
Apr 29, 2012
My hand and fingers had eczema (cracked skin, and maybe some small cuts), and I fingered a prostitute. When I withdrew, I found blood all over my hands.
What are the risks of getting HIV in this situation?
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi Not knowing the prostitutes status and with the cuts on your hands and not sure how long they were there and if they were open I would recommend testing. The risk is small but there was a risk. There was an opportunity for direct exchange of body fluid. The guidelines for testing are to get the first test initially at 3 weeks after the exposure and then again at 3 months.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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